This comes against a backdrop of fears over potential policy mistakes by the US or European central banks, according to the monthly Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey.
Big sovereign investors in Asia are seen to be increasing the size and seniority of their overseas staff so they can seal deals quicker as Western funds take their own action.
The gap is shrinking between emerging-market and developed-market growth, valuation and profitability premia, suggesting investors may need a fresh approach to EM equities. Meanwhile, EM debt is worth a closer look.
The US property investment firm has closed its international branches, laying off most of its portfolio managers in the process, say sources.
Some feel bitcoin-supported ICOs could become the new obsession of yield-hungry investors.
But it may be some time before China inks its own cross-border funds agreement with another country.
Emerging-market equities will build on big recent gains, despite concerns over China, argue investment specialists at Pictet Asset Management and Societe Generale.
APS founder and CIO Wong Kok Hoi discusses the Singapore firm’s alliance with US-based Rothschild Asset Management and says a larger agreement is coming.
If the US president were to resign or be impeached, the consequent impact on his planned tax cuts is seen a major risk for equity portfolios.
Our most read stories in June include SSGA's desire for a Korean division, Fullerton picking up multiple product heads and various views on MSCI's inclusion of Chinese A-shares.
The region’s affluent focus on bond funds for emerging markets, which risks leaving them poorly placed as market conditions change, argues Eastspring Investments.
Political risks continue to fuel Asian aversion to eurozone bonds, especially on the periphery, but some interest is returning. These investors should be wary of possible ECB tapering.
Harvest Global Investments has qualified for the Switzerland-Hong Kong mutual recognition of funds scheme, but the hard work is to come – and it will take time.
AXA IM says senior loans and collateralised loan obligations are emerging as fresh alternatives for institutional investors looking to counter rising interest rates.
With returns having steadily fallen in recent years, fund management fees have come under closer scrutiny. Index licensing is one area where ETF providers are looking to reduce costs.
Technology is set to revolutionise asset management in Asia and beyond. Over the coming days we will outline how it could do so
Bermuda-based Fidelity International is responding to rising concerns in the investor community about digital security.
The global market for green bonds has expanded rapidly, however the involvement of the private sector in emerging markets remains limited, and this has curbed funding for climate-smart developments, according to Amundi.
In the first of a two-part series on cyber risk, consultants say fund houses and their clients are lagging when it comes to countering threats such as hacking.
Indosuez to buy CIC's Asia wealth business; Natixis GAM names Asia head; under-pressure Anbang adds European CIO; BNY Mellon hires Rohan Singh; ex-HSBC exec gets HK ban; Deutsche WM plans hiring spree; BNP Paribas AM appoints India CIO; China Life names president; Old Mutual GI sets up EM equity team; Jupiter adds in EM debt.